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2014-10-30 23:06:44

Employees Donate More Than $100,000 to American Cancer Society Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 In just one year, a National Grid employee fundraiser and breast cancer awareness campaign has blossomed from $3,600 in donations to more than $100,000. The company’s program to give employees pink hard hats in exchange for $20 donations to the American Cancer Society dramatically increased in popularity in its second year, as it expanded to include Massachusetts, New York and Rhode...

2014-10-30 23:06:28

Four companies receive $30,000 in prizes and highlight the strength of Northeast cleantech innovation cluster. Sponsors include Chevron, Wells Fargo, University of Phoenix, Arrow, Parc, MassCEC, NYSERDA, National Grid, NECEC Institute, Foley Hoag, Novozymes, Mintz Levin, Saint-Gobain, EnerNOC, Commerce RI, Silicon Valley Bank, Maine Technology Institute, Plano and Simple, Future360, and Greentown Labs Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast Division...

2014-10-30 16:23:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Smart Meter Industry Report, 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Smart meter is fundamentally equipped in smart grid. The advancing smart grid construction in China spurred the constant growth of smart meter demand. By the end of 2013, 370 million smart meters had been accumulatively installed in China, and the figure is expected to hit 500...

2014-10-30 16:23:19

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its efforts to help support Ohio's growing shale gas industry, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) recently completed a new 3.5 mile, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line in its Ohio Edison territory to serve a Pennant Midstream natural gas processing facility in Springfield Township in Mahoning County. The nearly $3 million project replaces temporary equipment installed earlier and allows for future expansion at the facility. The plant...

2014-10-30 12:33:43

DALLAS, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds The Future of the Smart Grid 2014 market research report of 79 pages to the energy and power segment of its online industry intelligence and data library. This research provides analysis of smart grid technology costs, concepts, drivers and components. It provides insights relating to the most innovative technologies and potential areas of opportunity for manufacturers. Examination of the key smart grid...

2014-10-29 08:26:37

Maxim Integrated's ZON(TM) family of metering SoCs lets customers build a full range of products without changing firmware. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineers can now design energy meters using one common core that meets worldwide utility standards and saves development time with the ZON(TM) family of metering SoCs from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/SF71654LOGO For hi-res images, schematics and details about...

2014-10-29 08:26:17

WINDSOR, England, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, today announced the launch of its new Smart Energy Access Layer, otherwise known as SEAL. SEAL is a new way of integrating disparate IT systems and processes for Smart Metering and Smart Grid, allowing many operational systems access to smart energy data and grid device activity. Additionally, SEAL facilitates energy companies in combining new and regulated processes with other utilities, as...

2014-10-29 08:21:57

Strengthening Interoperability with Layered Open Standards and Demand Response Protocols SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks, and Powertech Labs, a subsidiary of BC Hydro, today announced they are working together to develop a platform capable of layering multiple open standards and protocols to achieve rich smart grid features in the home. It's a collaboration that...

2014-10-29 08:21:55

EV Charging Services Firm Expands into the Largest and Fastest-Growing Automotive Market MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle ("EV") charging services, announced that it plans to expand its operations into China beginning in the fourth quarter of 2014. Car Charging China Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CarCharging, was created to capitalize on...

2014-10-28 16:23:29

New Infrastructure Investment Will Provide Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Central Valley Customers FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, $28.5 million electric distribution control center in Fresno. The Fresno facility is the first of three new control centers - other locations will be Concord and Rocklin - that will manage PG&E's more than the 140,000 miles of electric...


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Nikola Tesla (b. July 10, 1856 - d. January 7, 1943) was a mechanical and electrical engineer as well as an inventor. Tesla was born in the village of Smiljan, Vojna Krajina, which is within the territory of today's Croatia. He was an born an ethnic Serb and was a subject of the Austrian Empire, before becoming an American citizen. He is often considered one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity. He is best known for his contributions in the field of...

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